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1 month ago
New York City

Slovak Prime Minister Leaves Hospital 2 Weeks After Assassination Attempt

Prime Minister Robert Fico of Slovakia released from hospital following assassination attempt, returning to Bratislava to resume treatment and potentially regain control of government amid accusations of eroding democracy. [ more ]
#supreme-court-ruling
Intelligencer
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Could Biden Be Left Off the Ohio Ballot in November?

The Supreme Court ruled against efforts to disqualify Trump from 2024 ballots under the 14th Amendment, but Biden faces ballot-access problems in Alabama and Ohio. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
5 months ago
US politics

Brian Kilmeade Sounds Alarm on Texas Border Battle: We're Watching the Country Divide Again Right Before Our Eyes!'

Former President Trump reportedly tried to derail a Senate deal on the border crisis to deny President Biden a victory.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott defied a Supreme Court ruling and installed more razor wire along the Texas-Mexico border, with support from 25 Republican governors. [ more ]
Intelligencer
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Could Biden Be Left Off the Ohio Ballot in November?

The Supreme Court ruled against efforts to disqualify Trump from 2024 ballots under the 14th Amendment, but Biden faces ballot-access problems in Alabama and Ohio. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
5 months ago
US politics

Brian Kilmeade Sounds Alarm on Texas Border Battle: We're Watching the Country Divide Again Right Before Our Eyes!'

Former President Trump reportedly tried to derail a Senate deal on the border crisis to deny President Biden a victory.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott defied a Supreme Court ruling and installed more razor wire along the Texas-Mexico border, with support from 25 Republican governors. [ more ]
moresupreme-court-ruling
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Hungary: Italian on trial over attack on far-right march DW 05/24/2024

Ilaria Salis faces charges of attacking neo-Nazi march participants in Hungary amid political tensions and claims of persecution for her anti-fascist beliefs. [ more ]
#china
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
World news

China says war games around Taiwan to test ability to seize power'

China's military conducts war games around Taiwan to test its ability to seize power and control key areas of the island. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 weeks ago
World news

China threatens death penalty for Taiwan independence diehards'

China threatens death penalty for Taiwan independence diehards, escalating tensions despite lack of jurisdiction. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
World news

China says war games around Taiwan to test ability to seize power'

China's military conducts war games around Taiwan to test its ability to seize power and control key areas of the island. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 weeks ago
World news

China threatens death penalty for Taiwan independence diehards'

China threatens death penalty for Taiwan independence diehards, escalating tensions despite lack of jurisdiction. [ more ]
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#protests
The Nation
2 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Drawing the 1968 Columbia Protests

Protests at Columbia University in 1968 attracted national and international attention due to police violence and political tensions. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Europe politics

Georgia's parliament approves controversial 'Russian law'

The Georgian parliament approved a law tightening checks on organizations receiving funds from overseas, sparking protests and concerns about the country's EU membership bid. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Europe politics

Lawmakers brawl as Georgian Parliament considers foreign agent' bill

Legislators in Georgia debate bill on foreign agents receiving overseas funds amidst tensions between pro-Western and pro-Russia factions. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Europe politics

Thousands at anti-government rally in Croatia allege high-level corruption and demand an election

Opposition demanding immediate parliamentary elections over corruption accusations
Political tensions rising in Croatia amid push for dissolution of parliament [ more ]
The Nation
2 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Drawing the 1968 Columbia Protests

Protests at Columbia University in 1968 attracted national and international attention due to police violence and political tensions. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Europe politics

Georgia's parliament approves controversial 'Russian law'

The Georgian parliament approved a law tightening checks on organizations receiving funds from overseas, sparking protests and concerns about the country's EU membership bid. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Europe politics

Lawmakers brawl as Georgian Parliament considers foreign agent' bill

Legislators in Georgia debate bill on foreign agents receiving overseas funds amidst tensions between pro-Western and pro-Russia factions. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Europe politics

Thousands at anti-government rally in Croatia allege high-level corruption and demand an election

Opposition demanding immediate parliamentary elections over corruption accusations
Political tensions rising in Croatia amid push for dissolution of parliament [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Supreme court justice Samuel Alito faces criticism after Trump-supporting flag reportedly seen outside his home live

Allegations of raising controversial flag outside a Supreme Court justice's house spark partisan reactions and ethical concerns about the court's credibility. [ more ]
#france
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
France politics

This isn't a fantasy': why is distant Azerbaijan being linked to deadly New Caledonia riots?

France accuses Azerbaijan of stirring tensions in New Caledonia over political issues. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
France politics

Scholz, Tusk and Macron set to meet in Berlin to mend differences over Ukraine

Tensions between Macron and Scholz over Ukraine support
European military backing for Kyiv being discussed in Berlin meeting [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
France politics

Macron Hosts Biden in Paris, Honoring a Not Always Easy Bond

The enduring bond between France and the United States is complex, balancing gratitude with a desire for independence. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe news

French military instructors in Ukraine would be legitimate target', Russia says

French military instructors in Ukraine deemed legitimate targets by Russia, escalating tensions. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 weeks ago
France politics

30,000 police to be deployed across France in wake of snap election

France prepares for 30,000 police deployment to ensure security during the high-stakes parliamentary election. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 weeks ago
France politics

A French community honors a teen killed by police. Political and racial tensions are the backdrop

A silent march was led by Nahel Merzouk's mother one year after police shooting, highlighting ongoing issues of police violence, discrimination, and political tensions in France. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
France politics

This isn't a fantasy': why is distant Azerbaijan being linked to deadly New Caledonia riots?

France accuses Azerbaijan of stirring tensions in New Caledonia over political issues. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
France politics

Scholz, Tusk and Macron set to meet in Berlin to mend differences over Ukraine

Tensions between Macron and Scholz over Ukraine support
European military backing for Kyiv being discussed in Berlin meeting [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
France politics

Macron Hosts Biden in Paris, Honoring a Not Always Easy Bond

The enduring bond between France and the United States is complex, balancing gratitude with a desire for independence. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe news

French military instructors in Ukraine would be legitimate target', Russia says

French military instructors in Ukraine deemed legitimate targets by Russia, escalating tensions. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 weeks ago
France politics

30,000 police to be deployed across France in wake of snap election

France prepares for 30,000 police deployment to ensure security during the high-stakes parliamentary election. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 weeks ago
France politics

A French community honors a teen killed by police. Political and racial tensions are the backdrop

A silent march was led by Nahel Merzouk's mother one year after police shooting, highlighting ongoing issues of police violence, discrimination, and political tensions in France. [ more ]
morefrance
#gaza
www.npr.org
2 months ago
US news

Israel has no plan for Gaza after Hamas rule, the Israeli defense chief says

Israeli Defense Minister criticizes the leadership's failure to address Hamas rule in Gaza, causing internal political tensions. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden reportedly has more $#@% choice words for Netanyahu over Gaza: 'A-hole'

President Biden has called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an "a-hole" during their clashes over Gaza.
Biden has expressed frustration with Netanyahu's criticism of the White House's approach to Israel's assault on Gaza. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
US news

Israel has no plan for Gaza after Hamas rule, the Israeli defense chief says

Israeli Defense Minister criticizes the leadership's failure to address Hamas rule in Gaza, causing internal political tensions. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden reportedly has more $#@% choice words for Netanyahu over Gaza: 'A-hole'

President Biden has called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an "a-hole" during their clashes over Gaza.
Biden has expressed frustration with Netanyahu's criticism of the White House's approach to Israel's assault on Gaza. [ more ]
moregaza
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

With Debate Deal, Trump and Biden Sideline a Storied Campaign Institution

The decision by President Biden and Donald J. Trump to bypass the Commission on Presidential Debates reflects a long-standing decline in the institution's influence. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
US news

With Ukraine Funded, New Fight Emerges in Congress Over Pentagon Spending

Lawmakers are debating Pentagon spending and the rule of equal rise in domestic funding, sparking tensions between Democrats and Republicans. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
Writing

Olga Fikotova Connolly didn't let East-West schism stop her Olympic-sized dreams

Television networks pay for Olympic stories for emotional appeal.
Olga Fikotova and Harold Connolly's story from the 1956 Olympics was remarkable. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
London politics

Can Pakistan's Imran Khan and army patch up, a year after violent clashes?

The broken relationship between Pakistan's military and the PTI continues to strain the political system amid escalating tensions and societal challenges. [ more ]
#chad
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
France politics

Chad's military leader Itno declared president in results contested by rival

Chad's military leader, Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, declared winner in disputed election results. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
France news

Chad's transitional leader Deby announces candidature for May 6 presidential vote

Chad's transitional president Mahamat Idriss Deby confirmed his candidacy for the May 6 presidential vote.
The leading opponent of Mahamat Idriss Deby was killed in an army operation in N'Djamena, raising tensions ahead of the election. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
France politics

Chad's military leader Itno declared president in results contested by rival

Chad's military leader, Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, declared winner in disputed election results. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
France news

Chad's transitional leader Deby announces candidature for May 6 presidential vote

Chad's transitional president Mahamat Idriss Deby confirmed his candidacy for the May 6 presidential vote.
The leading opponent of Mahamat Idriss Deby was killed in an army operation in N'Djamena, raising tensions ahead of the election. [ more ]
morechad
New York Daily News
10 months ago
NYC politics

Adams, Hochul mostly avoid each other at West Indian Day festivities amid friction over NYC migrant crisis

Mayor Adams and Gov. Hochul maintained distance at West Indian Day parade amid ongoing political tensions. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
France politics

EU-Lebanon aid package bad news for Syrian refugees? DW 05/07/2024

The EU-Lebanon deal sparked outrage in Lebanon due to concerns about sovereignty, corruption, and lack of governance guarantees. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Black Lives Matter

No arrests as Los Angeles police clear USC pro-Palestinian encampment

Students protest to urge universities to divest from Israel amid Gaza war tensions. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 801

Main developments on the 801st day of the war: attacks in Kharkiv and Odesa, downed drones, damaged infrastructure, and political tensions between Russia and Ukraine. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia adds Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelenskyy to wanted list DW 05/05/2024

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy added to Kremlin wanted list, facing unspecified charges, amidst ongoing tensions with Russia. [ more ]
#turkey
www.npr.org
2 months ago
Europe news

Turkey halts all trade with Israel over military actions in Gaza

Turkey suspended all imports and exports to Israel due to ongoing military action in Gaza, demanding uninterrupted humanitarian aid flow to the region. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Turkey suspends trade with Israel over Gaza conflict DW 05/03/2024

Turkey suspended all trade with Israel until sufficient humanitarian aid flows to Gaza. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Turkey Restricts Exports to Israel in Protest of War in Gaza

Turkey imposes export restrictions on Israel until Gaza cease-fire.
Tensions rise as Turkey defends Hamas and Israel threatens economic retaliation. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
Europe news

Turkey halts all trade with Israel over military actions in Gaza

Turkey suspended all imports and exports to Israel due to ongoing military action in Gaza, demanding uninterrupted humanitarian aid flow to the region. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Turkey suspends trade with Israel over Gaza conflict DW 05/03/2024

Turkey suspended all trade with Israel until sufficient humanitarian aid flows to Gaza. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Turkey Restricts Exports to Israel in Protest of War in Gaza

Turkey imposes export restrictions on Israel until Gaza cease-fire.
Tensions rise as Turkey defends Hamas and Israel threatens economic retaliation. [ more ]
moreturkey
#criticism
Irish Independent
2 months ago
UK news

Tanaiste launches attack on 'right-wing Tory press' with side-swipe at Boris Johnson in asylum row

Government's handling of migration criticized as chaotic by opposition, highlighting communication shortcomings. [ more ]
www.npr.org
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Baltimore mayor faces racist attacks after bridge collapse

Critics shifted focus to attack Mayor Scott's race instead of discussing the bridge collapse's implications.
Right-wing critics blamed DEI policies for the bridge collapse and attacked Black officials like Mayor Scott and Gov. Moore. [ more ]
Irish Independent
2 months ago
UK news

Tanaiste launches attack on 'right-wing Tory press' with side-swipe at Boris Johnson in asylum row

Government's handling of migration criticized as chaotic by opposition, highlighting communication shortcomings. [ more ]
www.npr.org
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Baltimore mayor faces racist attacks after bridge collapse

Critics shifted focus to attack Mayor Scott's race instead of discussing the bridge collapse's implications.
Right-wing critics blamed DEI policies for the bridge collapse and attacked Black officials like Mayor Scott and Gov. Moore. [ more ]
morecriticism
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
OMG science

ISS review Ariana DeBose shines in tense if contrived International Space Station thriller

Borders are invisible from space but idealism and harmony are fragile, especially in high-stress environments like the International Space Station. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
World news

Blinken meets Chinese President Xi as US-China spar over key issues

Both US and China acknowledge growing disparities while emphasizing communication. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
2 months ago
NYC politics

NYC Mayor Eric Adams Berated on Plane Over Israel Support: F*ck You! You're Always Partying!'

Activist confronts NYC Mayor Eric Adams on plane, accusing him of supporting genocide in Gaza. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
NYC politics

Speaker tells Council to ignore City Hall's 'inefficient' new meeting policy

The City Council Speaker rejects the new communication policy from the Adams administration, calling it bureaucratic and inefficient.
The City Council members are concerned that the new policy would lead to delays in serving their constituents and could be used as a means of punishment. [ more ]
www.france24.com
3 months ago
France news

Togo schedules delayed legislative elections for April 29

Legislative elections in Togo rescheduled for April 29 due to a highly contested constitutional reform.
Dissent regarding President Faure Gnassingbe's rule persists with opposition parties in Togo. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Trump rebuked for sharing video showing Biden hog-tied on pickup truck

Trump's controversial video drew anger from Biden's camp for potentially inciting violence.
The incident is part of escalating tension in the presidential campaign trail. [ more ]
#us-russia-relations
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Biden says he is working to free US journalist jailed by Russia a year ago

Journalism is not a crime, and Evan Gershkovich went to Russia to report on truth.
President Biden condemns Russia's detention of Gershkovich and promises ongoing efforts for his release. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 weeks ago
Europe news

More Americans are ending up in Russian jails. Prospects for their release are unclear

The arrests of U.S. citizens in Russia are increasing, often on dubious charges, amid deteriorating U.S.-Russia relations. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Biden says he is working to free US journalist jailed by Russia a year ago

Journalism is not a crime, and Evan Gershkovich went to Russia to report on truth.
President Biden condemns Russia's detention of Gershkovich and promises ongoing efforts for his release. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 weeks ago
Europe news

More Americans are ending up in Russian jails. Prospects for their release are unclear

The arrests of U.S. citizens in Russia are increasing, often on dubious charges, amid deteriorating U.S.-Russia relations. [ more ]
moreus-russia-relations
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
London politics

It's not going to be a landslide': how will Sadiq Khan fare in the battle to be London mayor?

Sadiq Khan's relaxed demeanor contrasts with underlying political tensions in London.
Despite strong poll leads, Khan faces internal critics and potential vulnerabilities. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
World news

Decoding China: Beijing's cautious approach to Australia DW 03/22/2024

China-Australia cooperation is crucial in the Pacific
Tensions exist over human rights issues and political differences [ more ]
#labour-party
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

We are ready, just call it': Starmer challenges Sunak over general election

Labour leader challenges Prime Minister during PMQs on various issues.
Question raised on why the Prime Minister is hesitant to call a general election. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Penny Mordaunt claims Commons Speaker Hoyle is victim of weak and fickle' Starmer

Penny Mordaunt blamed Labour for chaos in the Commons over a Gaza vote.
Speaker Hoyle allowed a vote on Labour's Gaza ceasefire amendment amidst chaos and protests. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

We are ready, just call it': Starmer challenges Sunak over general election

Labour leader challenges Prime Minister during PMQs on various issues.
Question raised on why the Prime Minister is hesitant to call a general election. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Penny Mordaunt claims Commons Speaker Hoyle is victim of weak and fickle' Starmer

Penny Mordaunt blamed Labour for chaos in the Commons over a Gaza vote.
Speaker Hoyle allowed a vote on Labour's Gaza ceasefire amendment amidst chaos and protests. [ more ]
morelabour-party
#north-korea
time.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Japan Tells Its Soccer Fans to Stay Away From World Cup Qualifying Match in North Korea

Japan discourages citizens from traveling to North Korea for the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifier.
Japan and North Korea have a historical rivalry in international football due to political tensions. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Berlin

North Korea to stop flying trash-filled balloons south DW 06/02/2024

North Korea temporarily halts sending balloons with trash into South Korea due to Seoul sending anti-North Korean leaflets. [ more ]
time.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Japan Tells Its Soccer Fans to Stay Away From World Cup Qualifying Match in North Korea

Japan discourages citizens from traveling to North Korea for the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifier.
Japan and North Korea have a historical rivalry in international football due to political tensions. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Berlin

North Korea to stop flying trash-filled balloons south DW 06/02/2024

North Korea temporarily halts sending balloons with trash into South Korea due to Seoul sending anti-North Korean leaflets. [ more ]
morenorth-korea
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
UK politics

The threat to MPs is real. But Michael Gove's empty extremism plans will do nothing to tackle it | Gaby Hinsliff

Politicians face serious threats in public life, including death threats and verbal abuse.
The increasing tensions around the Israel-Gaza war have made certain politicians, like Zarah Sultana, more vulnerable to targeted hate and threats. [ more ]
#alexei-navalny
Washington Post
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia's opposition and Ukraine find it impossible to unite against Putin

Ukrainian reaction to Navalny's death was muted or hostile, revealing a disconnect with the liberal Russian opposition.
Ukrainians view Navalny and liberal Russians differently than the West, rooted in historical tensions with Russia. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
Europe news

European countries summon Russian diplomats over Navalny's death

European governments are summoning Russian diplomats over Navalny's death.
Western countries blame Russian authorities for Navalny's death. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe news

It's starting to get dark': after Navalny's death, many fear what Putin will do next

Putin appeared confident and cheerful amidst criticisms.
Navalny endured mistreatment and supporters believe Kremlin is responsible for his death. [ more ]
Washington Post
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia's opposition and Ukraine find it impossible to unite against Putin

Ukrainian reaction to Navalny's death was muted or hostile, revealing a disconnect with the liberal Russian opposition.
Ukrainians view Navalny and liberal Russians differently than the West, rooted in historical tensions with Russia. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
Europe news

European countries summon Russian diplomats over Navalny's death

European governments are summoning Russian diplomats over Navalny's death.
Western countries blame Russian authorities for Navalny's death. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe news

It's starting to get dark': after Navalny's death, many fear what Putin will do next

Putin appeared confident and cheerful amidst criticisms.
Navalny endured mistreatment and supporters believe Kremlin is responsible for his death. [ more ]
morealexei-navalny
#russia
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 738

The Dutch prime minister signed a security deal, pledging to fund artillery shells for Ukraine.
Russia is amassing forces in eastern Ukraine, presenting a threat to the region. [ more ]
Washington Post
4 months ago
Europe news

Navalny funeral live updates: Russian opposition leader to be buried amid high security

Russian authorities deploying security around Navalny's burial
European Parliament blaming Russian authorities for Navalny's death [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Europe news

Russia puts Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas on a wanted list but doesn't specify the charges

Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas has been put on Russia's wanted list, though the specific charges are unknown.
Kallas has been a strong supporter of Ukraine and has angered Moscow by pushing for the removal of Soviet World War II memorials. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 week ago
Russo-Ukrainian War

Ukraine seizes cargo ship carrying looted' grain for Russia

Ukraine seized a Cameroonian-flagged ship, accusing it of transporting stolen Ukrainian grain from Russian-occupied Crimea for Russia to the Middle East. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 738

The Dutch prime minister signed a security deal, pledging to fund artillery shells for Ukraine.
Russia is amassing forces in eastern Ukraine, presenting a threat to the region. [ more ]
Washington Post
4 months ago
Europe news

Navalny funeral live updates: Russian opposition leader to be buried amid high security

Russian authorities deploying security around Navalny's burial
European Parliament blaming Russian authorities for Navalny's death [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Europe news

Russia puts Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas on a wanted list but doesn't specify the charges

Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas has been put on Russia's wanted list, though the specific charges are unknown.
Kallas has been a strong supporter of Ukraine and has angered Moscow by pushing for the removal of Soviet World War II memorials. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 week ago
Russo-Ukrainian War

Ukraine seizes cargo ship carrying looted' grain for Russia

Ukraine seized a Cameroonian-flagged ship, accusing it of transporting stolen Ukrainian grain from Russian-occupied Crimea for Russia to the Middle East. [ more ]
morerussia
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
US politics

Economic Dividend of Immigration Faces Legal and Logistical Hurdles

Immigration has fueled U.S. economic recovery post-pandemic by filling labor force gaps and meeting long-term work force needs.
Balancing job seekers with opportunities through immigration can help moderate wage inflation, keep prices in check, and address labor demand gaps. [ more ]
#ukraine
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine Charges Key Figure in Arms Trade With Corruption

Former Ukrainian politician, Serhiy Pashinsky, central to country's weapon procurement, arrested on corruption charges.
Government officials in Ukraine seek to balance rooting out corruption while acquiring necessary weapons during wartime. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Ukraine can now use Western arms to strike inside Russia

Western allies have taken a long time to supply necessary weapons to Ukraine, resulting in delays that cost lives. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine Charges Key Figure in Arms Trade With Corruption

Former Ukrainian politician, Serhiy Pashinsky, central to country's weapon procurement, arrested on corruption charges.
Government officials in Ukraine seek to balance rooting out corruption while acquiring necessary weapons during wartime. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Ukraine can now use Western arms to strike inside Russia

Western allies have taken a long time to supply necessary weapons to Ukraine, resulting in delays that cost lives. [ more ]
moreukraine
Axios
4 months ago
Europe news

Biden admin announces new sanctions on Russia over Alexei Navalny's death

Sanctions target Russian officials and companies over Navalny's death and Ukraine invasion
Sanctions aim to disrupt and degrade Russia's military-industrial base [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Europe news

US to impose 500 new sanctions on Russia and its war machine

New sanctions on Russia announced by US Treasury Department.
Support towards Ukraine demonstrated through delayed aid package approval. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
US politics

Tennessee's Legislature Can't Move Past the Bitter Clashes of 2023

Tensions between Democrats and Republicans in the Tennessee legislature are escalating, as shown by Representative Justin Jones refusing to lead the Pledge of Allegiance and Republicans calling for his resignation.
The animosity from 2023, when Republicans expelled Jones and another Democrat for leading a gun control protest, continues to impact the legislative environment in Tennessee. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
France politics

French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne resigns DW 01/08/2024

French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne resigns after less than two years in office
Her resignation coincides with political tensions over immigration legislation backed by Macron [ more ]
WSJ
7 months ago
World news

Troubled by a Resurgent Russia and Bickering Allies, Ukraine Hunkers Down

Ukraine is struggling to push back against invading Russian forces.
Support from the U.S. and Europe is uncertain and domestic political tensions are growing. [ more ]
POLITICO
7 months ago
US politics

Trump's revenge? GOP braces for daily blasts from 'orange Jesus'

Hill Republicans are distancing themselves from Trump and downplaying his remarks.
Trump's return threatens to spark clashes with the Hill GOP and could lead to leadership shakeups. [ more ]
www.thelocal.fr
2 days ago
France politics

OPINION: The comic chaos of French politics hides a real danger for democracy

France faces a parliamentary impasse after rejecting centrist policies, exposing far-right inadequacies, and struggling to form a government amidst political tensions. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 days ago
Black Lives Matter

Photos: Gaza, abortion and migrant rights protests outside RNC in US

Demonstrators persist with protest plans despite assassination attempt on Trump. [ more ]
#president-biden
time.com
4 days ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Urges Against Assuming Shooter's Motives as Some Rush to Cast Blame

President Biden urged Americans not to speculate on shooter's motives, emphasizing FBI's ongoing investigation and thoroughness. [ more ]
Advocate.com
1 week ago
Left-wing politics

Rep. Mark Takano is latest LGBTQ+ lawmaker calling for Biden to step aside

Rep. Mark Takano joins other Democratic lawmakers in calling for President Biden to step aside for the 2024 race due to concerns about his electability and ability to carry the Democratic message. [ more ]
time.com
4 days ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Urges Against Assuming Shooter's Motives as Some Rush to Cast Blame

President Biden urged Americans not to speculate on shooter's motives, emphasizing FBI's ongoing investigation and thoroughness. [ more ]
Advocate.com
1 week ago
Left-wing politics

Rep. Mark Takano is latest LGBTQ+ lawmaker calling for Biden to step aside

Rep. Mark Takano joins other Democratic lawmakers in calling for President Biden to step aside for the 2024 race due to concerns about his electability and ability to carry the Democratic message. [ more ]
morepresident-biden
#french-elections
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
France politics

Macron Ends his Silence, Calling for a Broad Gathering' That Would Split the Left

President Macron aims to build a coalition government with republican forces amid post-election deadlock. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
France politics

French market shoppers face crunch vote in high-stakes election

The upcoming French elections have caused tensions in households, leading to differing political views even within families. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
France politics

Macron Ends his Silence, Calling for a Broad Gathering' That Would Split the Left

President Macron aims to build a coalition government with republican forces amid post-election deadlock. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
France politics

French market shoppers face crunch vote in high-stakes election

The upcoming French elections have caused tensions in households, leading to differing political views even within families. [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
2 weeks ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Source: Pakistan to play India in Lahore on March 1 in ICC Champions Trophy

India's participation in 2025 ICC Champions Trophy in Pakistan is doubtful due to political tensions. [ more ]
The Drum
2 weeks ago
Marketing

Has staying silent this Pride Month helped or harmed brands?

Brands reduced Pride campaigns due to political tensions, fear of 'pinkwashing'. Experts question long-term strategy amidst anti-LGBTQ+ sentiment. [ more ]
KOMO
3 weeks ago
Black Lives Matter

NYC man who warned 'Zionist' subway passengers to leave turns himself in, police say

A man warned 'Zionist' NYC subway passengers, sparking tensions amid pro-Palestine protests. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
SF politics

Disputes About Race and Party Strategy Shape N.Y. Democratic Primaries

Democratic primaries in NY show tensions between institutional and progressive Democrats. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
US Elections

Liz Cheney Nukes Mitch McConnell For Reconciling With Trump: History Will Remember The Shame'

Former Rep. Liz Cheney criticized Sen. Mitch McConnell for meeting with Donald Trump despite his knowledge of Trump's role in the Capitol attack. [ more ]
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